10 results found for: subject:"United States . Supreme Court"

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1955 Apr.

Symington, Muriel I.

How 'supreme' is our supreme court?

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Assessing the decision-making faculties, "judicial defiance," and implications on social life of the U.S. supreme court, and insisting that its verdict "must be honored -- NOW!"

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Sept. 29

Spingarn, Arthur B. (Arthur Barnett), 1878-1971

Note from Arthur B. Spingarn to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Suggesting that "Miss Perry or someone in Thurgood Marshall's office could" provide the data requested by Laurence T. Heron (see verso) on the 1936 trial and federal indictment of Paul D. Peacher and summarizing the basic facts of the case.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Sept. 29

Chicago tribune

Telegram from Chicago Tribune to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Sent by Laurence T. Heron; reiterating his request for information on the case of Paul D. Peacher (see mums312-b109-i342).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Jan. 18

Buford, C. W.

Telegram from C. W. Buford and Captain Thomas Campbell to W. E. B. Du Bois

Denver (Colo.) - Solicits promotion of candidacy of Horace Hawkins for the United States Supreme Court, filling seat left vacant by the retirement of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


Memo on impending Little Rock Nine decision

- Attempting to disclose some pertinent facts and background information in advance of the Supreme Court's decision on the Little Rock Nine.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 June 27

United States . Supreme Court

Letter from United States Supreme Court to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Signed Charles Elmore Cropley, Clerk; citing from an order entered by the Court that day in the case of Dennis v. United States, essentially trasnferring the case to the summary docket, and denying Paul Robeson's motion to file a brief of amicus curaie (see mums312-b125-i173).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Oct. 17

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

The Rosenbergs

New York (N.Y.) - Stating and describing his repulsion at the Supreme Court's refusal to review to the Rosenberg case; questioning the justice of the trial and overall legal treatment they were given; and foreseeing the prospective tragedy of "one innocent couple... being hanged for a crime they did not commit."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Jan. 7

National Council of Arts, Sciences and Professions

Press release

New York (N.Y.) - Relaying the Supreme Court's consideration of "a constitutional question of special significance to the Negro people"; describing Paul Robeson's, Mary Van Kleeck's, and W. E. B. Du Bois's recently-drafted petition thereon; and citing from the related amicus curiae. See also mums312-b125-i173.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


Application for leave to file and brief amicus curiae

Washington (D.C.) - On behalf of "Negro Americans," and the citizenship at large, applying to file as amici curaie a brief against the case United States v. John Gates; discussing the issue's "special importance to Negro Americans seeking to escape the degradation of 'second-class citizenship' and Jim Crow oppression"; describing the case and its implications at length, and providing the l... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1957 Mar. 11

I. F. Stone's weekly

I. F. Stone's Weekly, volume v, number 10

Washington (D.C.) - Featuring a piece on the crisis in the Middle East, victims of racist terror, the Paul Sweezy case in New Hampshire, and the "Horatio Alger era" of the U.S. Supreme Court.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers